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Federal Budget Deal

Four Myths About the "Deal" -- and Four Ways It Can Hurt You

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 10.01.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Today we're watching the end of a brief manufactured crisis and the beginning of a long national nightmare. There's nothing to celebrate unless you're either an economic right-winger or very wealthy -- or both.

Jon Ward

At The Local Level, Tea Party Activists' Skepticism Turns To Anger On Budget Deal | Jon Ward | Posted 06.14.2011 | Politics

This story has been updated. MANCHESTER, N.H. - Gauging what the Tea Party thinks about any given topic is always difficult, since there is no real...

DNC Nominee: 'Shared Sacrifice Going To Be Necessary'

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's pick to lead the Democratic party says voters understand that a combination of spending cuts and tax hikes will ...

Michael McAuliff

Top Negotiators Within Inches Of Budget Deal | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The top negotiators are within inches of cutting a deal that would keep the government running. The last major obstacle to compromise is...